Level 3 Gagana Samoa

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mr L. Tuua

This course will involve learning how to form formal speech and interaction. Students will gain knowledge of Samoan by developing skills in listening, spoken presentation, reading and writing. Students will sit both internally and externally assessed standards. External standards will be assessed at the end of the year as an examination. Internal assessments in Samoan will be assessed in School according to the course outline your teacher will be giving you at the beginning of the year. There will be two sets of formative assessments during the year for our Externals standards. (Semester one and Semester 2). This course will lead to Tertiary Levels.

Recommended Prior Learning Open Entry
Credit Information
Internal or
L1 Literacy Credits UE Literacy Credits Numeracy Credits
A.S. 91564 v1 Samoan 3.2 - Give a clear spoken presentation in Samoan that communicates a critical response to stimulus material
A.S. 91565 v1 Samoan 3.3 - Interact clearly using spoken Samoan to explore and justify varied ideas and perspectives in different situations
A.S. 91567 v1 Samoan 3.5 - Write a variety of text types in clear Samoan to explore and justify varied ideas and perspectives
Total Credits
Approved subject for University Entrance

Number of credits that can be used for overall endorsement: 14

* Only students engaged in learning and achievement derived from Te Marautanga o Aotearoa are eligible to be awarded these subjects as part of the requirement for 14 credits in each of three subjects.

Total Credits Available: 14 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 14 credits.

Pathway Tags

Education and Teaching, Working in Media: radio or T.V., Travel and tourism, Law, Manufacturing and Technology, Working with people, social and community groups, Drama, Music and Performing Arts


Any information, costs or standards may change.